Investigation of wanted subject leads to arrest in Mendon, IL

Michael Barns, 36

Adams County Sheriffs Deputies conducted an investigation in reference to a wanted subject in Mendon, IL on Thursday.

At around 3:28 p.m., Deputies located Michael A. Barns near a residence in Mendon.

After a brief foot pursuit, Barns was apprehended and taken into custody for multiple outstanding Adams County Arrest Warrants.

Upon arrest, it was learned that Barnes possessed multiple items consistent with the use and possession of methamphetamine.

Barnes was lodged in the Adams County Jail without bond for possession of methamphetamine, resisting/obstructing a peace officer, as well as two outstanding Adams Count arrest warrants for failure to appear and possession of methamphetamine.

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